1987 Carling Challenge

The 1987 Carling Challenge was a non-ranking snooker tournament, which took place between 14 and 16 September 1987.[1][4] The tournament featured four professional players and was filmed in RTÉ Studios, Dublin, for broadcast on RTÉ.[2][5][6]

Carling Challenge
Tournament information
Dates14–16 September 1987 (1987-09-14 – 1987-09-16)
VenueRTÉ Studios
CityDublin
CountryIreland
OrganisationWPBSA
FormatNon-ranking event
Total prize fund£35,000[1]
Winner's share£12,500[2]
Highest break Dennis Taylor (NIR) (140)[3]
Final
Champion Dennis Taylor (NIR)
Runner-up Joe Johnson (ENG)
Score8–5
1986
1988

Dennis Taylor won the tournament for the second consecutive season defeating Joe Johnson 8–5.[2]

Main drawEdit

Results are shown below.[5]

Semi-finals
Best of 9 frames
Final
Best of 15 frames
      
  Dennis Taylor (NIR) 5
  Stephen Hendry (SCO) 3
  Dennis Taylor (NIR) 8
  Joe Johnson (ENG) 5
  Joe Johnson (ENG) 5
  Neal Foulds (ENG) 4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Brennock, Mark (8 September 1987). "Snooker champions must change over to Carling". The Irish Times. p. 6.
  2. ^ a b c "Carlsberg Challenge, Carling Challenge, Fosters Professional". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 7 January 2012. Retrieved 6 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Taylor keeps his crown". South China Morning Post. 18 September 1987. p. 35.
  4. ^ "Rest of the News in Sport". The Sunday Telegraph. 21 June 1987. p. 47. Retrieved 28 October 2022 – via Gale Primary Sources.
  5. ^ a b Hale, Janice (1987). Rothmans Snooker Yearbook 1987–88. Aylesbury: Queen Anne Press. p. 202. ISBN 0356146901.
  6. ^ Morrison, Ian (1989). Snooker: records, facts and champions. Enfield: Guinness Superlatives Ltd. p. 107. ISBN 9780851123646.